MADISON, Wis., and WASHINGTON (11/24/15)--With three additional names submitted this week, nominations for the CUNA board have now reached a total of five.
This round of nominations included John C. Sackett, board treasurer, Royal CU, Eau Claire, Wis., for District 4, Class C; Mark S. Brantley, board member, Municipal CU, New York, for District 1, Class C; and Scott Sullivan, president/CEO, Nebraska Credit Union League, for District 5, Class D.
Previously, Joe Thomas, president/CEO, Fairfax County FCU, Fairfax, Va., was nominated for the District 2, Class A seat, and Roger Heacock, president/CEO, Black Hills FCU, Rapid City, S.D., was nominated for the District 5, Class B seat.
The deadline for nominations and seconds is Dec. 4. Voting begins Dec. 9 and closes Jan. 15. Nomination information can be found on CUNA’s website.
The full list of positions up for election this year include:
District 1--Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands:
District 2--Delaware, District of Columbia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia:
District 3--Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee:
District 4--Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri and Wisconsin:
District 5--Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah and Wyoming:
District 6--Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, American Samoa, Guam, Johnston Atoll, Midway Atoll, Northern Mariana Islands, Palmyra Atoll and Wake Atoll:
No more than two of the voting CUNA directors shall be from the same state, according to CUNA’s bylaws. There are currently two CUNA directors serving from California; therefore, nominations for District 6, Class A and District 6, Class D cannot be accepted from individuals from California.
Those elected will take office upon the adjournment of CUNA's Annual General Meeting in Washington, D.C., Feb. 22, during the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference.